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Personal papers, 1913-1981

MS. Nicholson 90
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Personal papers, mainly of Sydney and Muriel Caine:

  1. Folder 1: Passports of Sydney Caine, 1954, 1961, 1971, 1981. Also includes copies of marriage certificates, Caine's first marriage with Muriel Harris, 1925 (certificate 1962), and his second marriage with Dris Winifred Folkard, 1965.
  2. Folder 2: Seven bank account books of Sydney and Muriel Caine (Lloyds Bank, Barclays Bank, Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation), c.1924-1939. Also includes two grocery order books for S. Shing Kee [Hong Kong], 1938 and 1939, the Ration Books of Sydney Caine and Muriel Caine, 1942; papers relating to the purchase of a house (36 Parkhill Road, Hampstead N.W.3), 1952, and papers relating to the provenance of a Persian rug, 1953.
  3. Folder 3: School reports and examination papers, including school reports for Sydney Caine, 1913-1914 and 1917-1918; General School Examination papers, University of London, Midsummer, 1918; examination results Faculty of Economics, University of London, 1922; Table of Marks of Examinations of candidates for appointment as Assistant Inspector of Taxes in the Inland Revenue Department, Jul 1923; English exam paper for Civil Service Commission exams, 1926. Also includes a school esay by Sydney Caine, 'The coming together of the English-speaking nations through common interest in a great cause, n.d. [late 1910s?], and a picture postcard of The County School, Harrow, sent to Sydney Caine for his birthday, 1916.
  4. Folder 4: Photographs, including a portrait of Sydney Caine, n.d. [1950s?], Sydney Caine at his desk at the London School of Economics, c.1963, Sydney Caine at Uppark,1980, Muriel and dog Wrinkle, 1980; picture postcards (mainly sights of Italy), n.d. [1950s-1970s?]. Also includes Sydney Caine's personal address book, n.d. [1950s-1970s?]


  • Creation: 1913-1981


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Nicholson 90

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom